A hard-worn purse seiner lies at a decaying dock in Bayboro, waiting for refit. The boat has been stripped of gear and her paint is in patches.
A purse seiner, stripped of paint and gear, refitting at Bayboro, NC.
Nets hung to dry in the rigging of the Master Joseph of Rayboro, North Carolina.
Old purse seiners rafted to the commercial wharf at Swan Quarter, North Carolina like the bones of old soldiers.
Fishing vessels lay rafted alongside the wharf at Swan Quarter, North Carolina. Like a moth-balled fleet, they are slowly weathering away.
Commercial fishing boats in North Carolina often have threatening names, names like Addiction, Predator, and Night Stalker.